The Magna Hoedown Showdown is a country music talent competition to promote aspiring singers across Ontario. Successful applicants will compete in Preliminary Rounds (Top 40) and Semi-Finals (Top 20). The Top 10 Finalists will rehearse with music industry professionals and the Showdown Band during Mentorship Week and through Dress Rehearsals and the Magna Student Hoedown.
The Showdown Finalists will compete in a variety show, acting as openers for the Hoedown headliner on September 13th. There, the winner will be crowned, receiving a grand prize valued at over $25,000, and will return to the Hoedown on September 14th to perform!
Complete this application, including Bio and Release Form, and email, mail, or fax to:
Hoedown Showdown c/o Neighbourhood Network
Attention: Erin Cerenzia
14988 Yonge Street, Aurora, ON L4G 1M6
Applications are open May 21 – July 19, 2019. Only successful applicants will be notified.
Oops! You’re under 18 so we need your parent’s consent before you can apply for the Hoedown Showdown!
Don’t worry, you can still use YouTube or Vimeo to apply, just include the URLs in your paper application!
Please download the application and send it back to us via mail (14988 Yonge St.,
Aurora, ON L4G 1M6), fax (905-726-9779), or email
Provide two videos of different country songs, including listing the name and original artist who performed each song by the Competitor in the videos.
List of 4 country songs and their related original artists of which you intend to perform should you proceed in the Competition.
I have reviewed, I understand, and I agree to these terms and conditions for the Competition Application and Release Form
I have reviewed, I understand, and I agree to the Hoedown Showdown Rules and Regulations